Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Cloud Communities: The Dawn of Global Citizenship?

New digital technologies are rapidly changing the global economy and have connected billions of people in deterritoralised social network. Will they also create new opportunities for global citizenship and alternatives … Continue reading

Thursday, 25 October 2018 · Leave a comment

Blockchain for Development – Hope or Hype?

Blockchain technology has been heralded by many as the next big thing. The potential use of blockchains has attracted widespread attention from the media, the IMF, the UN, and the … Continue reading

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 · Leave a comment

Can Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology Play a Role in Building Social and Solidarity Finance?

The decentralized digital currency Bitcoin—and its underlying “blockchain” technology—has created much excitement in the technology community, but its potential for building truly empowering social and solidarity-based finance has yet to … Continue reading

Thursday, 3 March 2016 · Leave a comment